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Title: DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: KB Homes, San Marcos, California

Designed to produce as much energy as it uses, the ZeroHouse incorporates a PV system, R-15 fiberglass batts in walls, and slab-on-grade foundation. The builder ranked fifth in the nation on Builder Magazine’s 2012 Top 100 ranking of U.S. home builders based on number of housing starts, and won a 2013 Housing Innovation Award in the production builder category.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220895
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-98602
6599
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Challenge Home; Haciendas at Rancho Santalina; net zero energy; Housing Innovation Awards; Building America; residential building